Burg Hohenwerfen - March
900-year-old Hohenwerfen Fortress towers high above the Salzach Valley
Description Hohenwerfen Castle stands high above the Austrian town of Werfen in the Salzach valley, approximately 40 kilometres south of Salzburg. The castle is surrounded by the Berchtesgaden Alps and the adjacent Tennengebirge mountain range. The fortification is a "sister" of Hohensalzburg Castle both dated from the 11th century. Hohenwerfen Castle is 623 metres above sea level.